Click here for a review of all the activities from the 2015-2016 season!
Our congratulations to Bridge Drama Group on their superb win with ‘Lost in Yonkers’ – All Ireland Champions 2016!
Thank you to all the Festival Committee, Gayle and Tommy in the Dean Crowe – not forgetting the wonderful audience – Your support, help and enthusiasm made our time in Athlone a truly amazing experience.
Also thanks to Padraig McIntyre – we are thrilled to be RUNNERS UP 2016!
Congratulations too to our own Maria Bruce on winning Best Actress and Barry Donaldson on winning Best Stage Lighting and to all our director cast and crew!!!
RTE Nationwide on Wed 27th April, (13:30 mins) visiting rehearsals and Maria for tea!
Maria Diamond Bruce – Best Actress 2016
Prior to Dalkey Players’ performance of “Jane Eyre” at the RTE All Ireland Drama Festival in Athlone, there will be 2 performances at Dalkey Town Hall on
Monday 2nd May & Tuesday 3rd May at 8pm
Bookings: 087 991 9261
As the Athlone performance is sold out, this will be the last chance to see this fantastic production, which has won 5 festivals, come 2nd in 2, and won multiple other awards enroute. If you haven’t seen it, don’t miss it! If you have, please tell all your friends how brilliant it is!
We are delighted to share the results of the 8 Festivals in which we participated and to thank once more all who supported us and sponsored us along the way. Thanks also to all the Festivals for their wonderful hospitality. This means that we have qualified for the Finals of the 2016 RTE All-Ireland Drama Festival in Athlone!! 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂
|Results from the 8 Festivals||Awards||Recipients|
|Best Overall Play of Festival||2|
|Best Director||5||Emma Jane Nulty|
|Best Visual Presentation||1||The Crew and set designers|
|Best Set||2||Emma Jane Nulty and David Butler|
|Best Lighting and Sound||5||Barry Donaldson, Tom McMahon and Emma Jane Nulty|
|Best Actress||4||Maria Bruce 3 Maura Lavelle 1|
|Best Actor||3||Dermot Byrne|
|Best Supporting Actress||3||Mo Hudson 2 Maura Lavelle 1|
|Best Supporting Actor||4||Alan Nuzum|
|Acting Certificate of Merit||1||Maura Lavelle|
|Best moments in Theatre||2||For the improvisation of a wheelchair from a bicycle wheel and The Horse aka Alan Nuzum|
|Best Actress||3||Mo Hudson Maura Lavelle and Maria Bruce|
|Best Actor||1||Dermot Byrne|
|Best supporting Actress||1||Maura Lavelle|
|Best supporting Actor||1||Alan Nuzum|
|Best Stage Crew||1||Emma Mulligan Siobhan Caskie|
And below, a taster from the last few weeks….
Congratulations to new member Alan Stewart who won the trophy as runner- up for Best Actor in the Glenealy Festival on Sunday night. We were thrilled for him and for Siobhan Galvin, who garnered lots of praise from the Adjudicator. Roll on Wednesday and our visit to Bray. Well done Emma Mulligan and crew on a fine performance all round.